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Bolton chooses G2 Speech for NHS digital dictation requirements
G2 Speech, the leading provider of speech recognition and digital dictation solutions for the medical market has been appointed to provide the digital dictation system for both NHS Bolton and the Royal Bolton NHS Foundation Trust.
The move to digital dictation for over 400 users is in response to the ever increasing demand for better NHS patient care and faster document turnaround times which render the existing analogue ways of working out dated and inefficient.
Ann Schenk Director of Strategy and Improvement Royal Bolton NHS Foundation Trust said:
“The procurement of a digital dictation platform from G2 Speech will allow full visibility and management of dictation and transcription from one common user interface. We have high priority placed on the timely production and dispatch of clinical correspondence and will be looking to move towards achieving a 24 hour turnaround of clinical correspondence.
The use of digital dictation and speech recognition will help to remove many of the administrative delays that occur between dictation and typing of the notes, which will enable and support the Trust to change working practices to improve efficiency and communication.”
The MediSpeech digital dictation solution from G2 Speech will enable clinicians to dictate their notes and have them immediately sent along with patient, hospital and GP data automatically to secretaries for completion. At any stage the clinician can electronically review and approve their notes which normally only takes moments due to the impressive accuracy rates (up to 98%) achieved with the G2 Speech software.
Henry Gallagher, Managing Director, G2 Speech said:
“We are delighted that the Royal Bolton NHS Foundation Trust has chosen G2 Speech to deliver our MediSpeech digital dictation solution. G2 Speech are experts in providing trust wide solutions that include digital dictation, speech recognition and workflow management – thanks to our industry leading single platform.
G2 Speech currently work with a large number of NHS organisations, many using choosing to roll out the dictation solution trust wide, in order to improve workflow and deliver measurable benefits. We understand that Royal Bolton NHS Foundation Trust are not simply looking to implement dictation technology, but to obtain a technology partner that can ensure a long term strategy for improving processes within the trust.
G2 speech has over 10 years’ experience in the medical market in both the Netherlands and the UK. In fact, in Holland, 92 out of 106 hospitals use our technology. This market share has enabled us to develop our solutions around the way a hospital actually work rather than the way we think they do. In the UK we are the only company to have delivered trust wide speech recognition to every department of a hospital.”
About G2 Speech
G2 Speech is the market leader in speech recognition and digital dictation solutions for hospitals and other health care organisations. Using efficient and highly accurate digital technologies created specifically for the medical environment, G2 Speech’s MediSpeech solution improves workflow efficiency and delivers significant reductions in cost.
G2 Speech works with more than 93% of hospitals in the Netherlands and the Company’s implementation, training and support services are expanding rapidly across the UK, Ireland and Belgium.
The impressive accuracy rates (up to 98%) achieved with speech recognition software from G2 Speech mean that health care professionals are now recording and distributing their consultation notes and other information almost instantly.
G2 Speech’s speech recognition solutions deliver impressive returns on investment for NHS trusts, GP surgeries and other health care organisations.
More information is available at: http://www.g2speech.com or call 0208 539 6541.